VIRTUAL EVENT

Exhibition: Getting Crafty with Data Science: Temperature Scarves, Quilts, and More

Begins:
April 27, 2021 7:00 pm
Ends:
April 27, 2021 8:00 pm
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About The Event:
Inspired by the temperature scarf movement, we are challenging you to collect data and create a data visualization of that data in a medium of your choosing. Knit, crochet, sew, cross-stitch, or even bake your data and share it with us during this open Exhibition. Not sure what kind of question to ask? Explore weather patterns, think about a daily habit you’d like to document or, as one participant is doing, think about What Could (Jeff) Bezos Buy? Still searching for the right data set to represent? Click on “more info” below and check out the recordings of two webinars featuring Dr. Laura Perovich sharing her experience creating physical, contextual, and interactive experiences around data that can help people understand and act on social challenges. Then go and CREATE!
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    About the
    Festival

    Cambridge Science Festival, the first of its kind in the United States, is a madcap celebration of science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM). A multifaceted, multicultural event, the Festival makes science accessible, interactive, and fun, highlighting the impact of STEAM in all our lives.

    For the 2021 Festival, we will host a month-long celebration of STEAM in our community with an overarching theme of gratitude and appreciation. During the month of April 2021, we will showcase creative digital and virtual entries from our rich STEAM community.

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